Spain 1992 Discovery of Americas by Columbus. Miniature sheets

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 22nd May 1992
  • six values in six separate miniature sheets
  • Printed by: FNMT (Spanish State Mint)
  • Print process: recess and lithography
  • stamp format height 26mm x width 37½mm. Miniature sheet format height 92mm x width 109mm (approx; varies slightly)
  • Perforations 13.75 x 13.5

500th anniversary of the 'Discovery' of the Americas by Christopher Columbus
Miniature sheets (set of six) reproducing designs from the United States Columbian Exposition issue of 1893

Miniature sheet 60pts (cancelled)
Miniature sheet 60pts (cancelled)

60pts deep brown, Columbus solicits sponsorship of Queen Isabella (stamp, also in border)
60pts indigo, Columbus sights land from Santa Maria (stamp, also in border)

Miniature sheet 60pts (cancelled)
Miniature sheet 60pts (cancelled)

60pts purple brown, Landing of Columbus, taking possession of the New Land (stamp, also in border)
60pts reddish violet, Columbus (on horseback) received at Barcelona. Border: Columbus restored to royal favour

Miniature sheet 60pts (cancelled)
Miniature sheet 60pts (cancelled)

60pts black, Columbus presents native Americans at Spanish court (stamp). Columbus tells of his discoveries (border)
60pts blue-black, profile of Columbus. Border: depiction of Columbs, holding chart